Bethel Grade School

1201 Bethel Rd
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 50%
Serving 158 students in grades Prekindergarten-8, Bethel Grade School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 30%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 158 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • : Top 50% in IL
  • : 20-24% (Top 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • : 40-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Bethel Grade School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Bethel Grade School's student population of 158 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
158 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

Bethel Grade School ranks within the top 50% of all 3,426 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Bethel Grade School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (IL)
#1466 out of 3426 schools
(Top 50%)
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(20-21)
20-24%
28%
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25-29%
30%
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40-59%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
6%
27%
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Black
5%
17%
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White
83%
47%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.30
This chart display the diversity score of Bethel Grade School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
38%
27%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bethel Grade School's ranking?
Bethel Grade School is ranked #1466 out of 3,426 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Bethel Grade School often compared to?
Bethel Grade Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Summersville Grade School, Dr Nick Osborne Primary Center by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 30% IL state average).
How many students attend Bethel Grade School?
158 students attend Bethel Grade School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
83% of Bethel Grade School students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 5% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bethel Grade School?
Bethel Grade School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Bethel Grade School offer ?
Bethel Grade School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Bethel Grade School part of?
Bethel Grade School is part of Bethel SD 82 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 158 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 20-24% (Top 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • : 40-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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